Up to five licenses will be awarded as early as next month by the Health Department. Each licensee would be allowed to operate four dispensaries.
The dispensaries are expected to be open for business in January of next year.
Friday is the final day for those hoping to win a slot as one of five medical marijuana dispensaries in New York to submit applications.
CBS2’s cameras got the first look inside the Garden State medical marijuana dispensary, and the tour guide was the man who runs it: David Weisser.
Recently, several parents and their young children testified before lawmakers in Hartford on the need to eliminate the 18-year-old age restriction.
The 121 pages of details posted online follow the law signed last July authorizing patients with certain diseases to be able to obtain non-smokeable versions of the drug, which can be ingested or vaporized.
Two local U.S. senators introduced a bill on Sunday that would end a federal ban in states where medical marijuana has been made legal.
In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.
New York state lawmakers and advocates of medical marijuana are gathering in Times Square to discuss the implementation of a new state law authorizing marijuana as a treatment for certain medical conditions.
Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said the state’s medical marijuana program, with tightly regulated cultivation and manufacture, isn’t scheduled to start before 2016.
A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist said Tuesday he has been told by his employer to choose between medical marijuana and his job.
The $1,000, four-day course will be offered by a California-based marijuana school at Bally’s Casino this weekend, starting Saturday.
Some growers have reported struggles in establishing their businesses.
Under legislation signed into law on Saturday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, patients with one of 10 diseases will be able to obtain nonsmokeable versions of the drug.
The New York Senate has voted to legalize marijuana to alleviate pain and other symptoms for some severely ill patients.